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    26 Everyday Things That Are Called Something Else In Canada

    Take off your runners, slip on your housecoat, and read this list. H/T: What's Different In Canada.

    1. Non-Dairy Creamer = Coffee Whitener

    Creative Commons / Flickr: quinnanya / Via Flickr: quinnanya

    2. A Suck-Up, a Brown-Noser, or a Teacher's Pet = a Keener, an Eager Beaver, or a Keen Bean

    Thinkstock / Jani Bryson

    3. Powdered Sugar = Icing Sugar

    4. Sneakers or Running Shoes = Runners

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    5. Toy Cars (or Hot Wheels) = Dinky Cars

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    6. TV Remote = Converter

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    Although, only a handful of Canadians still call it that today.

    7. Kraft Macaroni and Cheese = Kraft Dinner or K.D.

    8. Silverware = Cutlery (in Canada, silverware literally signifies utensils made of silver)

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    9. Kickball = Soccer Baseball

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    10. Parking Garage = Parkade

    11. Bathrobe = Housecoat

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    12. 375ml of Liquor = a Mickey

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    13. Take a Test = Write a Test

    14. Beanie or a Knit Hat = Toque (rhymes with fluke)

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    15. Colored Pencils = Pencil Crayons

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    16. "Pajamas" = "Pyjamas"

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    17. American Cheese = Processed Cheese

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    18. Bathroom = Washroom

    19. In Saskatchewan, a Hooded Sweatshirt = a Bunnyhug

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    20. Electric Bill = Hydro Bill

    HydroOttawa / Via hydroottawa.com

    21. Whole Wheat Toast = Brown Toast

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    22. Garbage Disposal = Garburator

    23. 24-pack = Two-Four

    24. Poster Board = Bristol Board

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    25. Grades = Marks

    Universal Pictures / Via fmlawschool.tumblr.com

    26. Rubber Bands = Elastics

    Grand Hustle, Atlantic / Via artofalbums.tumblr.com

    "[elastics] man

    Like a one-man band"

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